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[personal] 2008 in review

Highlights of 2008

  • I beat cancer
  • I made the Locus bestseller list with Mainspring
  • I lost 65 pounds and 10 inches of waist size


Writing

Novels Published:Escapement thb, Mainspring mmpb

Novels Written:Green, Tourbillon

First Draft Fiction Written (including novels):612,700 words

Blogging:260,000 words

Emails:At least 20,000 emails sent and received

Original Short Fiction Submissions:36

Original Short Fiction Rejections:14

Original Short Fiction Sales:21 (one collaborative)

Original Short Fiction Published on my Blog:10

Reprint Short Fiction Submissions:6

Reprint Short Fiction Rejections:2

Reprint Short Fiction Sales:4 (including two Year's Best)

Nonfiction Sales:10


Personal

Inches of Waistline Lost:10

Pounds Lost:65

Time Spent Exercising:132 hours, 45 minutes


Goals for Next Year

Novels to be Published:Green thb, Escapement mmpb, Madness of Flowers tpb, Death of a Starship tpb

Novels to be Written:Sunspin (trilogy), several collaborative projects to be scheduled

Additional Inches of Waistline Lost:2

Additional Pounds Lost:10

Time Spent Exercising:250 hours







Originally published at jlake.com.

Tags: books, cancer, escapement, green, health, madness, mainspring, personal, publishing, starship, tourbillion, writing
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